Tim Gilpin is an aggressive, hard-working Tulsa lawyer with over 30 years of experience successfully representing plaintiffs in personal injury, negligence, job discrimination, wage and benefit disputes, wrongful death, and wrongful termination law.
Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tim Gilpin is a former Assistant Attorney General for Oklahoma and formerly a member of the Oklahoma State Board of Education. Tim represents mistreated victims from all over Oklahoma, including greater Tulsa.
He is fully focused on working hard to provide optimal results for you, his client. When you call into the office, you will talk to a lawyer about your case – not a paralegal or a clerk. When you hire Tim Gilpin, you will benefit from a knowledgeable, experienced advocate who will fight in and out of the court room for your legal rights on car wrecks, workplace harassment, workplace discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, wrongful termination, wrongful death, insurance bad faith, and other forms of negligence and injustices. Tim’s clients can expect maximum results in a settlement or a court trial.
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Thirty years ago, a family living in a home that caught fire had about 15 to 17 minutes to escape unharmed. Today, that number has dropped to a harrowing three to four minutes. Read on to learn why and how you can prepare your house for fire safety during the holiday season and beyond. They Just Don’t Make ’Em Like They Used To Home fires move faster today. Two major culprits: modern, cheaply made furniture and synthetic fabric coverings. As wood furniture and natural linens are replaced with particle board and polyester, house fires spread faster. Synthetic fibers burn hotter and faster than natural fibers. An estimated 3,400 Americans died in fires in 2017, a number that has steadily increased since 2013. Residential fires also greatly outnumber nonresidential fires, contributing to 73% of fire deaths. Risk of Home Fires Increases DuringHolidays, Winter Months According to the National Fire Protection Association, more home fires occur during the winter months than any other season of the year. There are many contributing factors, including: Heating – Heating is...More Information
Drunk driving crashes surge during the holiday season. Click here to expand.One too many toasts can prove deadly during the holidays if partygoers choose to drink and drive. The long Thanksgiving weekend has become the deadliest holiday of the year, propelled by an increase in alcohol sales and drunk driving. During the 2017 holiday season alone, 1,143 people were killed between Thanksgiving Eve and New Year’s Day. Throwing a Festive Fete Spreading cheer and giving thanks with your loved ones are what the holidays are all about. Keep guests safe with these tips for responsible hosts: Stay in control: If you choose to serve alcohol at your party, stay within your own limits to set a good example for guests.Choose a reliable bartender or hire a professional: Don’t let underage guests drink alcohol. Consider putting away alcohol 90 minutes before the end of your party. Offer non-alcoholic beverages in addition to other drinks.Watch your guests: Arrange rides for any guests who appear to be intoxicated. If they insist on leaving, take their keys and ask a sober...More Information
The Department of the Interior reported in 2017 that over 101 million Americans, or about 40 percent of the population over 16, participate in wildlife activities. This includes more than 11 million hunters across the nation. Unfortunately, the Centers for Disease Control still record approximately 500 unintentional firearms fatalities a year. But there is good news: That number has been steadily decreasing for the last 20 years. Clearly, we can continue this trend through gun safety education, responsible gun handling and storage, and thorough knowledge of hunting laws. Here are some tips and resources to help you get started:Improper gun storage is often the cause of accidental gun injuries. Proper handling and storage of firearms drastically reduce the chances of accidental injury or death from a gun. If you are a beginner, take a hunting and gun safety course before using firearms. If you have children and plan to take them hunting, gun safety training is required in most states. And, as pointed out below, teaching kids about gun safety – even if you don’t...More Information
In the last few years, “smart” or “connected” toys have exploded onto the scene, creating a market that is estimated to be worth $18 billion by 2023. This has included toys that have failed to protect kids’ information or actively spied on them. Here are just a few examples: Your four-year-old is too young for Facebook or Instagram, so you might think they are protected from the data miners, marketing hawks or hackers that grab personal information at every turn. But what happens when your kid uses a talking doll? Or your baby monitor connects to Wi-Fi? It’s hard to perceive smart toys as a potential threat, but if it connects to the internet, the risks are the same. Hidden Dangers in Happy Memories CloudPets is a smart stuffed animal line that allows recorded messages to be sent to children via Bluetooth. In 2017 it was reported that not only could someone easily hack into a CloudPet and record anything a child might say, but also the manufacturer, Spiral Toys, did not...More Information
Motorcycling is undergoing a profound transformation in the United States. First off, it’s exploded. The number of motorcycles in use topped 12 million in 2018, 2 million more than in 2014, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council. Riders are older on average as retiring baby boomers and frustrated commuters heed the call of the open road. And more riders are women, now nearly one in five. What hasn’t changed much are the leading causes of motorcycle crashes, injuries and deaths: unsafe speed, poor weather/road conditions, no helmet, distracted driving/drivers, inexperience and the highest rate of alcohol impairment on the road. Let’s take a closer look. Helmets flat out save lives. So who’s riding motorcycles? And who is the most at risk for a crash? There are three groups that are changing motorcycle culture: As the boomer population of the United States ages, more older people are dying in motorcycle crashes. The 40-and-older age group made up 49% of motorcyclists killed in 2007 as compared to 54% of those killed in...More Information
In early 2018, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported an outbreak of E. coli found in romaine lettuce, which sickened nearly 200 people and killed five. Right before Thanksgiving, another outbreak caused the CDC to recall all romaine, fresh and bagged. In the fall, over 19 million pounds of ground beef were recalled in three separate salmonella outbreaks. Is our food out to get us? If you think you’re seeing more reports of foodborne illness these days, you’re right. So why are these reports increasing, and what can you do about it? Shift in Food Culture and Economy The boost in foodborne illness can be traced to one source: our changing food habits. New diets, a complex food economy and advanced technology are all part of the American food culture. Three key parts of how we consume food are causing more outbreaks: Healthy, easy eating. The deadliest illness offender? Produce. While food sickness is usually associated with tainted meat, it’s fruits and veggies that are the most often contaminated – especially greens like lettuce and...More Information